Peppercorn (Schinus species)



Peppercorn tree is regarded as an environmental weed in VIC, NSW, SA and NT. Its seeds are dispersed by birds and other animals, it also spreads from suckers. 


Peppercorn tree is native to South America, growing up to 10 m high.

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Herbicide options

Contact your local council weeds officer for control advice for Peppercorn (Schinus species).

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Legal requirements

Peppercorn (Schinus species) is not declared in NSW under the Noxious Weeds Act 1993.

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Reviewed 2014